TRUVATIV introduces Descendant series cranks, bars, stems and seat posts

Gravity oriented component line emphasizes durability and affordability.

Components News

SRAM brand Truvativ has just announced a new series of components called Descendant targeted towards the enduro/gravity rider at a solid price point. The components are made from alloy or carbon and they provide a refresh of Truvativ’s current offerings with new styling. Truvativ claims they are offering “performance, durability, affordability, and style.” Affordability and style? Check. Performance and durability? This determination will have to wait until we can get our hands on some review units ourselves.

Read on for the specs and pricing info. Availability is targeted for June of this year.

TRUVATIV Descendant Crank

DESCENDANT Crankset

Aggression with attitude. These forged aluminum cranks, with direct mount rings, feature the 1x benchmark SRAM X-SYNC™ tooth profile. With attitude matched only by pure performance, these cranks deliver. Meet a whole new side of the mountain—Descendant.

MSRP PRICE: $161-188

Things To Remember:
-Less weight with direct mount ring
-Super-stiff design

Features And Benefits:
-7000 series forged aluminum arms
-Fully compatible with any 1x drivetrain
-Direct mount ring

SPECS
1. BB Compatibility: BB30/PF30-68/73mm , GXP/PF GXP 68/73mm
2. BB Spindle Interface: 24mm, 30mm
3. Bolt Circle Diameter: Direct mount (DM)
4. Chainline: 49.0mm, 52.0mm
5. Chain Ring: 32
6. Chainring Material: Aluminum
7. Color (Crank Arm): Black
8. Crank Arm Length: 170mm, 175mm
9. Crank Arm Material: Aluminum
10. Guard: No Guard
11. Speeds: 10/11

TRUVATIV Descendant Carbon crankset

DESCENDANT Carbon Crankset

The svelte strength of carbon fiber with the swagger of heavy metal. The Descendant carbon crankset uses a proprietary TRUVATIV carbon construction process that delivers a crankset light enough for XC, yet bold and badass enough for Enduro. Style and substance—Descendant.

MSRP PRICE: $311-340

Things To Remember:
-Less weight with direct mount ring
-Most affordable carbon crankset in the industry

Features And Benefits:
-Carbon construction for lightweight durability
-Fully compatible with any 1x drivetrain

AM STEP SPECS
1. BB Compatibility: BB30/PF30-68/73mm , GXP/PF GXP 68/73mm
2. BB Spindle Interface: 24mm, 30mm
3. Bolt Circle Diameter: Direct mount (DM)
4. Chainline: 49.0mm, 52.0mm
5. Chain Ring: 32
6. Chainring Material: Aluminum
7. Color (Crank Arm): Black
8. Crank Arm Length: 175mm
9. Crank Arm Material: Carbon
10. Guard: No Guard
11. Speeds: 10/11

TRUVATIV Descendant DH crankset

DESCENDANT DH Crankset

Model Overview
Whether your target is high speed or big air, an unwavering focus on dependability and style can never be overlooked. Blending the experience of countless DH podiums, big mountain competitions and film sessions, the new Descendant DH crank brings clock-beating weight savings to freeride burliness—at a price that will leave money for the next adventure. Meet your gravity goals—Descendant.

MSRP PRICE: $151-196

Things To Remember:
-Lightweight DH crank set
-New graphics
-World Cup proven design

Features And Benefits
-Fully compatible with any 1x drivetrain
-X-SYNC™ chainring

SPECS
1. BB Compatibility: GXP 83mm/PF GXP 104.5/107mm, PF30 83mm
2. BB Spindle Interface: 24mm, 30mm
3. Bolt Circle Diameter: 94 BCD
4. Chainline: 57.0mm
5. Chain Ring: 34
6. Chainring Material: Aluminum
7. Color (Crank Arm): Black
8. Crank Arm Length: 165mm, 170mm
9. Crank Arm Material: Aluminum
10. Guard: No Guard
11. Speeds: 10/11

Continue to page 2 for more on TRUVATIV’s new Descendant handlebars, stems and seat posts »

About the author: Gregg Kato

Gregg Kato studied journalism and broadcasting in college while working many different jobs including deejaying, driving a forklift and building web sites (not all at the same time). Kato enjoys riding local Santa Cruz trails. Besides being an avid mountain biker, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.


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